Ballad of Arid Springs: First Place Undergraduate - The First Annual Sustainable California Student Video Competition
First Place Undergraduate - "Ballad of Arid Springs". By Justin Gonzalez, History and Art major, UC Merced, with Nicholas Rodriguez, Adam Collins-Morales, Orion Lenz, Caroline B Hernandez, and Branden Thanabouth. In this western short, water conservation takes a violent turn as a town is torn apart by Willie the Water Waster. The former mayor meets a lone wanderer, Water Buffalo Bill, who introduces her to drip irrigation. Will Willie meet his match in a duel?